Account Features

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An export letter of credit is a document whereby your buyer instructs their bank to pay you.

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Benefit from prompt advising of export letter of credit from a wide international network through our bank.

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Exporters deals with unknown foreign buyers and also with less known institutions to advise payment.

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We provide pre-shipment finance against irrevocable letters of credit from or purchase orders in a number of currencies.

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Strict service standards are applied to ensure that your documents are negotiated and dispatched quickly.

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When goods/services are supplied in credit, the bank advances financing on the invoices you submit to bridge funding gap.

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Simplify dispatch tracking of payment and reconciliation of your export collections with our bank.

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Get the assurance from a world class bank when dealing with unfamiliar suppliers whose payment will be done after verification.


We will provide financing solutions to pay for the supplier’s documents under letter of credit or import collections.

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Inform your supplier to send their shipping documents to us and you will enjoy prompt advice upon receipt.

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We offer tailored solutions to meet your entire performance bond and guarantee needs.

Application Eligibility

  • Opening Balance UGX1,000,000, USD1,000, GBP1,000, EUR1,000
  • No minimum average monthly balance

Documents Required

  • Business Account Opening Form
  • Company Memorandum of Articles of Association (M&A)
  • Financial statements for most recent 12 months (if business is older than 1 year in existence)
  • Certificate of Incorporation / Registration
  • Contact us for more details on the rest of the required documents

All you need to do is call your Relationship Manager who will email the forms to you or help set-up an appointment for you with a trade specialist.

The Trade Service Counters are located at the following location;
Standard Chartered Bank (Uganda) Limited [Speke Road]
Head Office, 5th Floor
Trade Services Centre

(Operating hours – 9:00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri).

1. General Trade Inquiries
2. Inquiry of incoming Export LC
3. Trade submission status
4. Outstanding trade bills inquiries
5. Paid trade bills inquiries

Call Us

Call our hotline for further information.

+256 200524600

+256 313 294600

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